Herdsmen Kill Seven Christians in Central Nigeria 

Herdsmen Kill Seven Christians in Central Nigeria 

National Mosque in Abuja, Nigeria. (Creative Commons) ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen accompanied by other terrorists on March 19 and 20 killed seven Christians in attacks on villages in central Nigeria, sources said. In Benue state’s Logo County, the assailants slaughtered seven Christians in the Yongia Ukambie Tiev and Ukembrergya-Tswarev communities, […]

Kidnapper Wins Custody of 13-Year-Old Girl, Sources Say

Kidnapper Wins Custody of 13-Year-Old Girl, Sources Say

Muazzam Mazhar kidnapped Roshni Shaqeel on March 13, 2024 in Basti Khaliq Pura, Pakistan, the girl’s parents say. (Christian Daily International-Morning Star News) LAHORE, Pakistan (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – A high court in Pakistan on Monday (March 25) rejected a Christian woman’s attempt to recover her 13-year-old daughter, instead allowing the child to go […]

Persecution of Christians Escalates in India, EFI Reports

Persecution of Christians Escalates in India, EFI Reports

Church in Dandi, Gujarat state, India. (Morning Star News) NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – India’s Christians suffered an alarming escalation of violence, hatred and systematic oppression last year, according to the Religious Liberty Commission of the Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI-RLC). The 601 cases of persecution against Christians in India in 2023 marked a 45 […]

Pastor, His Family and Other Christians Killed in Nigeria 

Pastor, His Family and Other Christians Killed in Nigeria 

The Rev. Abah Jacob was slain near Maraba in Taraba state, Nigeria on March 13, 2024. (Philip Tule for Christian Daily International-Morning Star News) ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Terrorists on March 13 ambushed and killed an African Church pastor, his wife and son along with several other Christians on a highway in […]

Herdsmen Kill Pastor, Five other Christians in Central Nigeria

Herdsmen Kill Pastor, Five other Christians in Central Nigeria

Location of Nasarawa state, Nigeria. (Creative Commons) ABUJA, Nigeria (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen killed a pastor and five other Christians in Nasarawa state, central Nigeria in attacks on Friday (March 22) and Sunday (March 24), sources said. In Keana County’s Kadarko area, community leader Denis Utsa said Fulani herdsmen on Friday attacked […]

Unsafe Conditions Kill Christian Sewer Workers in Pakistan

Unsafe Conditions Kill Christian Sewer Workers in Pakistan

Christian sanitation workers Shan Masih (L) and Asif Masih (R) died on March 17, 2024 from dangerous conditions in sewers of Faisalabad, Pakistan. (CDI-MSN) LAHORE, Pakistan (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News)– Rukhsana Asif, a Christian mother of two children in Faisalabad, Pakistan, was devastated when she learned that her husband and his cousin had died from […]

Muslim Extremists Kill Christian Convert in Kenya

Muslim Extremists Kill Christian Convert in Kenya

Martin Senkubuge was seriously injured in attack near Busia, Kenya on March 8, 2024. (Morning Star News) NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – Muslim extremists on March 8 ambushed and killed an evangelist from Kenya and severely injured three others from Uganda near a town on Kenya’s border with Uganda, sources said. The four Christian workers […]

Muslims in Indonesia End Church’s Meetings in Home

Muslims in Indonesia End Church’s Meetings in Home

Al-Azhom mosque in Banten Province, Indonesia. (JahlilMA, Creative Commons) SURABAYA, Indonesia (Morning Star News) – Muslim residents objecting to house-church worship in western Indonesia on Sunday (March 17) compelled the pastor to discontinue using her home for services, sources said. On the western tip of Java Island, dozens of Muslim residents gathered outside the house […]

Muslim ‘Suitor’ Kidnaps 13-Year-Old Christian Girl in Pakistan

Muslim ‘Suitor’ Kidnaps 13-Year-Old Christian Girl in Pakistan

Faisal Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan. (Alimrankdev, Creative Commons) LAHORE, Pakistan (Christian Daily International–Morning Star News) – Two months after a Muslim told a Christian in Pakistan he could not stop him from taking the Christian’s 13-year-old daughter for marriage to his 28-year-old Muslim son, the girl was kidnapped on March 13, her father said. Shakeel Masih […]

Christian Family in India Beaten, Separated from Children

Christian Family in India Beaten, Separated from Children

Mangu Ram Podiyami (R) was beaten unconscious in Gupanpal, Chhattisgarh state, India on Feb. 12, 2024. (Morning Star News) NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A Christian couple in central India have not seen their two young children for more than a month after an attack by followers of traditional tribal religion drove them from their […]